Need a Laugh? Check out “I’ve Got Sand in My Arm” by Lizz Dinnigan

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor Looking for a funny read about parenting? Check out my friend Lizz Dinnigan’s new book, “I Have Sand in my Arm: Quotes and Short Stories from Raising Two Hilarious Boys. This collection of funny and touching vignettes is about daily life with two rambunctious boys, and the stress, frustration and insanity […]

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Smart Solutions for Cold Weather from 7 A.M Enfant

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman We love 7 A.M. Enfant for baby winter gear. They’ve got some clever solutions for the harsh winter weather so if you’ve got a baby or toddler, here are some items you’re sure to find useful in the next few months: Got a kid that loves her scooter? Or a […]

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Upcoming Show: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman Everyone has one of “those days” once in a while where everything seems to go wrong. Little things just add up and it all blows out of proportion. The best-selling children’s book “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” deals specifically with that issue and helps put […]

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Toytainer: A Fun Way to Keep Toys Organized

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 By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor Sometimes I feel like toys have taken over my home (anyone feel the same way?). When my first child, Ben, was born, in the fall of 2005, we thought we were being so smart by keeping his toys in a few little baskets. But that quickly got out of control […]

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Don’t Miss Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic (+Giveaway)

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor —  Start your new year off with a little Disney!  Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic coming soon to the NY Area.  Join more than 60 of Disney’s captivating characters and their unforgettable stories in this commemorative celebration. In this lavish ice show, everyone’s favorite sweethearts, Mickey Mouse and […]

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5 Reasons to See Walking With Dinosaurs 3D

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor Looking for a kids movie that has action, adventure, science, history and humor? Then Walking With Dinosaurs 3D is for you. Opening today, this movie is pretty different from other dinosaur movies you may have seen. We’re going to give you 5 reasons to see it: 1. You really feel […]

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Visiting the Set of Orange is the New Black

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor I got an incredible opportunity recently. I’m a Netflix Stream Team Ambassador and I was invited to visit the set and meet some of the cast members. We started our afternoon at the set with lunch at Queens Kickshaw and then made our way to the studios in Astoria. We […]

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Like Turbo the Movie? Netflix is debuting Turbo FAST, the Series on Dec. 24

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor We were fans of the movie Turbo, so I was so excited to hear that Turbo FAST is going to premiere on Netflix, starting on December 24. This is the first kids series produced for Netflix. Turbo FAST is a fun filled high octane ensemble comedy series teaming Turbo, fresh […]

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Unique Gift Idea: Kids Can Design their Own Very Own Stuffed Animals with Budsies

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman My kids’ beds are filled with tons and tons of stuffed animals. Each one holds a special place in their heart, each one has a story of how they got it. But they each also have a stuffed animal that’s a little bit more special than the others. Why? Because […]

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Cool Gift idea: The Gold Rush Panning Kit

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By Julie Terrone, Contributing Editor – Have you ever want to pan for gold? While you can’t just run back in time to the Gold Rush, there is a kit that allows you to do just that! Based on Discovery Channel’s highest-rated series called GOLD RUSH, there is a kit which includes a REAL PAY DIRT GUARANTEE! […]

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